During the MNGOP's end-of-the-legislative-session news conference this morning, Senate Minority Leader David Hann (R-Eden Prairie) previewed an argument you're sure to hear frequently during campaigns against DFLers this summer and fall. With Minnesota's economy on the upswing and the DFL accomplish ... More >>
The Washington Post, CNN, PolitiFact, Bill O'Reilly, federal investigators, and now Jon Stewart. What's next, Marcus Bachmann going public with broadsides against Minnesota's wackiest congressperson?SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann: Obamacare "literally kills women, kills children, kills senior citizens" ... More >>
Michele Bachmann claims she's infallible when it comes to truth and falsity, but in reality, the AP concluded she was so full of it during her presidential run that they simply gave up on fact-checking her.SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann goes on apocalyptic radio show, says Obama supports Sharia lawBut P ... More >>
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Perdue and Wilson: Happy Republicans in white shirts and blue ties.While Michele Bachman's chief operative is calling Sarah Palin names, Tim Pawlenty keeps adding GOP marquee names to his roster. In a couple of moves that ought to endear him to southerners, he scooped up former Georgia Gov. ... More >>
When we hear the words "PolitiFact" and "Minnesota" in the same sentence, it's usually because Michele Bachmann has scored another "Pants On Fire" award for spouting more unbelievable crap about Barack Obama. Today is different. Even though he's getting tepid reviews for his debate with the ... More >>
Birds of a feather.We'll give Glenn Beck this much credit in his plea for Michele Bachmann's affections: At least he properly assigns George W. Bush the blame for the downfall of incandescent lighting. That's more than Bachmann has managed to do. But of course, as she herself has said, Glen ... More >>
The former federal tax attorney strings together some fuzzy math."One. That's the number of new drilling permits under the Obama administration since they came into office," Rep. Michele Bachmann told the Conservative Principles PAC on March 26. It was a great red meat line. It helped her st ... More >>
It's a legislative move guaranteed to warm the hearts of teabaggers: Michele Bachmann is all set to vote in favor of repealing health care reform on Jan. 12. She said so on Twitter. That might mean that her first major legislative victory is to dismantle another major piece of legislation ... More >>
After getting trounced last year by Sarah Palin, we really thought she had a shot this time around. But once again, Michele Bachmann has been been stiff-armed by the readers of PolitiFact's annual "Lie of the Year" competition. Her whopper:
Tim Pawlenty gets caught with his pants on fire.Gov. Tim Pawlenty made a play for some national attention last week by publishing an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal that claimed government employees were faring better in this crappy economy than those in the private sector.
Michele Bachmann tells Lou Dobbs that she's talked Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia into teaching freshman members of Congress about the Constitution. "We're going to do what the NFL does and what the baseball teams do: we're going to practice every week, if you will, our craft, which is ... More >>
Pants on fire.The post-election season is shaping up well for freshly re-elected Rep. Michele Bachmann. She's already been named a "Most Embarrassing" member of Congress. Now she's been nominated -- again -- in the "Lie of the Year People's Choice Awards" by PolitiFact. There were plenty o ... More >>
Bachmann vs. Stephanopoulos: No contest.Never letting the facts get in the way of a good soundbite, Michele Bachmann's been caught with her pants on fire by PolitiFact again. George Stephanopoulos, on "Good Morning America," asked her why it was okay for the wealthy to get tax breaks, but no ... More >>
Michele Bachmann: Pants on fire.Michele Bachmann told the Values Voters last weekend that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi dropped $100,000 on a bar tab while jet-setting around the globe. PolitiFact has concluded that Bachmann -- yet again - isn't telling the truth. How ironic that she broke the ... More >>
PolitiFact challenges T-PawYesterday we drew attention to a column by Ruth Marcus in the Washington Post, quoting Tim Pawlenty at a meeting with Beltway journalists: "I don't think the argument can be credibly made that the United States of America is undertaxed compared to our competitors." ... More >>
Up for re-election in November, congresswoman Michele Bachmann must figure it's time to haul out the scare tactics again. Two weeks ago the White House was fomenting socialism and One World Government. Now, we're back to Obama creating death panels with health care reform and opening a politi ... More >>
We saw this coming, of course. Why else would we have morphed Bachmann's head and Palin's body into one wonderful cover illustration?
Minnesota's crazy congresswoman was 2009's battiest politico
The congresswoman takes top honors for her "sheer tonnage of wingnuttery," says Rudy Giuliani's former speechwriter.
"Death panels" is voted the biggest crock of the year, far outpacing the district six congresswoman's offering.
On running for president: "I have a PAC I set up. I'll just see. Nobody knows who I am."
The GOP congresswoman is a nominee for a reality-challenged rant on Sean Hannity's Fox News show.
Bachmann and her merry mob of Tea Baggers are launching a crusade against health care reform, facts.